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Demons of density: growth of the violent city

Dempster, Helen (2016) Demons of density: growth of the violent city. International Growth Centre Blog (28 Jan 2016). Website.

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The rise of the fragile city in the last 20 years has contributed to higher concentrations of poverty, crime, and violence in urban centres, often overwhelming both public and private responses. Not limited to developing countries – most urban settings have homicide rates far above national averages. This blog explores the relationship between rapid urbanisation and crime.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: International Growth Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JC Political theory
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2017 11:29
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:53

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